Pilgrims in Mecca denounce atrocities by Isis as 'a virus' threatening the world, but also express concerns about the US-led air war against them.
Hong Kong authorities announced a withdrawal of riot police from the streets in a major concession to pro-democracy demonstrators.
United States President Barack Obama vowed to continue air strikes against Islamic State fighters and pledged to build more international support.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is pledging to hand new powers to Scotland after it voted to remain part of the United Kingdom in a referendum.
President Vladimir Putin said Russia would rather focus on strengthening its domestic market, but if he wanted, he could invade Kiev in just two days.
The Capetonian woman being held in Nigeria was working in Guinea and Sierra Leone, and is said to be showing potential symptoms of the Ebola virus.
Judge Thokozile Masipa says Oscar Pistorius was not guilty of premeditated murder, but culpable homicide has not been ruled out as a verdict.
Sierra Leone's government says it will impose a three-day nationwide lockdown from September 19 in a bid to control the spread of Ebola.
Javier Hernandez is surplus to requirements at United as the English Premier League club agreed to take striker Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco.
China says the EU's proposed additional sanctions on its key ally Russia will not solve the current problems in Ukraine.